Welding Micro-credentials

Next intake: 3 May

ENROL NOW AND STUDY FEES FREE* UNDER TARGETED TRAINING AND APPRENTICESHIP FUND

This bundle of short courses focuses on practical industry welding practices that meet workplace procedures and industry requirements.

Expand your trade skill set and learn the different types of welding whether you’re a hobbyist or a seasoned welder. 

Micro-credentials are small, stand-alone credentials that enable learners to access specific knowledge and skills in a cost-effective and time-efficient way. They are smaller than qualifications, with a tight focus on developing skills to meet the immediate needs of industry, employers, iwi and/or community.^ 

Full-time day classes: 9am-3pm, Monday-Thursday

Part-time evening classes: 5pm-9pm, Monday-Thursday

Get in touch with us to find out more!

Programme

Duration Full-time
(weeks)

Duration Part-time
(weeks)

Fees

MCWELD1-1 (Pre-requisite)
Welding Certificate in Health and Safety Industry Practices
(Level 2)

This micro-credential will allow learners to gain knowledge and skills of health and safety requirements relating to the safe use and care of tools and machinery and safe workshop practices onsite. Learners will also apply key principles and theory around the nature of different metals and cutting and gouging techniques used in common welding processes. RPL will be considered.

3

6

Fees free

MCWELD1-2
Welding Certificate in Introductory Welding Processes
(Level 3)

This micro-credential will allow learners to gain and apply knowledge and skills in key principles and theory around the nature of different metals and cutting and gouging techniques used in common welding processes.

3

 

6

No Fees under TTAF*

MCWELD2
Welding Certificate in Industry Practices – Manual Metal Arc Welding Processes (ARC or MMAW)
(Level 3)

This micro-credential will allow learners to prepare and weld steel using MMAW welding processes and to inspect and repair them to general purpose industry standards.

2

 

4

No Fees under TTAF*

MCWELD3 
Welding Certificate in Industry Practices – Gas Metal Arc Welding Processes (GMAW or MIG)
(Level 3) 

This micro-credential will allow learners to prepare and weld steel using GMAW welding processes and to inspect and repair them to general purpose industry standards.

2

4

No Fees under TTAF*

MCWELD4
Welding Certificate in Industry Practice – Gas Tungsten Arc Welding  Process on Steel Sheet and Aluminium Metals (GTAW or TIG)
(Level 3) 

This micro credential will allow learners to prepare and weld stainless steel sheets using GTAW process and prepare and weld aluminium using the downhand positions for GTAW process.

4

8

No Fees under TTAF*

 

Total

14

28

 

^Source:TEC


The following Personal Protective Equipment(PPE) is required for the programme:

  • Overall
  • Safety Boots
  • Welding Helmet
  • Safety Glasses
  • Ear Muffs/Plugs
  • Welding Jacket

The Targeted Training and Apprenticeship Fund (TTAF) does not cover the cost of PPE for each student. Students are responsible to provide their own PPE. Some PPE may be available for use within the workshop only. Please speak to the student recruitment team for more information.

DISCLAIMER
While every effort is made to ensure that this page is accurate, Future Skills reserves the right to amend, alter or withdraw any of the contained information. The fees shown on this page are indicative ONLY.

Next intake: 3 May

ENROL NOW AND STUDY FEES FREE* UNDER TARGETED TRAINING AND APPRENTICESHIP FUND

This bundle of short courses focuses on practical industry welding practices that meet workplace procedures and industry requirements.

Expand your trade skill set and learn the different types of welding whether you’re a hobbyist or a seasoned welder. 

Micro-credentials are small, stand-alone credentials that enable learners to access specific knowledge and skills in a cost-effective and time-efficient way. They are smaller than qualifications, with a tight focus on developing skills to meet the immediate needs of industry, employers, iwi and/or community.^ 

Full-time day classes: 9am-3pm, Monday-Thursday

Part-time evening classes: 5pm-9pm, Monday-Thursday

Get in touch with us to find out more!

Programme

Duration Full-time
(weeks)

Duration Part-time
(weeks)

Fees

MCWELD1-1 (Pre-requisite)
Welding Certificate in Health and Safety Industry Practices
(Level 2)

This micro-credential will allow learners to gain knowledge and skills of health and safety requirements relating to the safe use and care of tools and machinery and safe workshop practices onsite. Learners will also apply key principles and theory around the nature of different metals and cutting and gouging techniques used in common welding processes. RPL will be considered.

3

6

Fees free

MCWELD1-2
Welding Certificate in Introductory Welding Processes
(Level 3)

This micro-credential will allow learners to gain and apply knowledge and skills in key principles and theory around the nature of different metals and cutting and gouging techniques used in common welding processes.

3

 

6

No Fees under TTAF*

MCWELD2
Welding Certificate in Industry Practices – Manual Metal Arc Welding Processes (ARC or MMAW)
(Level 3)

This micro-credential will allow learners to prepare and weld steel using MMAW welding processes and to inspect and repair them to general purpose industry standards.

2

 

4

No Fees under TTAF*

MCWELD3 
Welding Certificate in Industry Practices – Gas Metal Arc Welding Processes (GMAW or MIG)
(Level 3) 

This micro-credential will allow learners to prepare and weld steel using GMAW welding processes and to inspect and repair them to general purpose industry standards.

2

4

No Fees under TTAF*

MCWELD4
Welding Certificate in Industry Practice – Gas Tungsten Arc Welding  Process on Steel Sheet and Aluminium Metals (GTAW or TIG)
(Level 3) 

This micro credential will allow learners to prepare and weld stainless steel sheets using GTAW process and prepare and weld aluminium using the downhand positions for GTAW process.

4

8

No Fees under TTAF*

 

Total

14

28

 

^Source:TEC


The following Personal Protective Equipment(PPE) is required for the programme:

  • Overall
  • Safety Boots
  • Welding Helmet
  • Safety Glasses
  • Ear Muffs/Plugs
  • Welding Jacket

The Targeted Training and Apprenticeship Fund (TTAF) does not cover the cost of PPE for each student. Students are responsible to provide their own PPE. Some PPE may be available for use within the workshop only. Please speak to the student recruitment team for more information.

DISCLAIMER
While every effort is made to ensure that this page is accurate, Future Skills reserves the right to amend, alter or withdraw any of the contained information. The fees shown on this page are indicative ONLY.

(i) Admission and Entry Criteria

Applicants are to have the following:

  1. A New Zealand or Australian citizen or permanent resident and aged 16 years or over; and
  2. Physically capable of safely completing the practical welding components in the programme; and
  3. Be sufficiently competent in the English language, literacy and numeracy to complete the programme of study successfully. 
  4. Preference will be given to applicants who have:
    - completed a qualification, or units towards a qualification, in engineering or automotive engineering at level 1 or 2, or
    - worked in an engineering environment and/or welding industry
  5. Each applicant will be interviewed, and you may be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment.

(ii) Selection 

Applicants who meet the entry requirements are accepted generally on a first come first serve basis though this is guided and informed by Future Skills commitment to recruit and train Maori, Pasifika and new immigrants who will be represented in the selection process.

 

Fees: No Fees under TTAF*
Duration: 14 weeks full-time and 28 weeks part-time
Who can join:
  • 18 years and above
  • NZ Citizen / NZ PR
Campus: Manukau